Posts Tagged ‘podcast’

Schwarzman Scholars: For Global Leaders Interested in China [Episode 267]

By - Jul 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Gaining Leadership Skills & In-Depth Knowledge of China through the Schwarzman Scholars' Program [Show Summary] Dr. Rob Garris, Global Director of Admissions for the Schwarzman Scholars Program, discusses the Schwarzman Scholars’ program and admissions policies. Through the program, participants from around the world earn a Masters in...

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U.S. News Rankings: Everything I Ever Wanted to Know (But was Afraid to Ask) [Episode 265]

By - Jul 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

U.S. News Answers All Your Rankings Questions [Summary] Normally, when U.S.-based applicants talk about “the top programs,” especially when they refer to the top X, as in the top 10 or the top 20, they are referring to U.S. News Rankings, the granddaddy of educational rankings....

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MIT Sloan EMBA and Sloan Fellows Programs: Move from Success to Significance [Episode 263]

By - Jun 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan Executive Education [Show Summary] Today we’re going to look at executive MBA program options: MIT Sloan’s executive MBA program, which is relatively new, but more typical in structure; MIT's part-time MBA program; and the MIT Sloan Fellows program, a full-time immersive executive MBA program....

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Society of Women Engineers: The Community for Women in Engineering [Episode 262]

By - Jun 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Summary The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is 40,000+ members strong worldwide, and provides a sense of community to women who may feel isolated in their engineering studies or career due to a lack of gender diversity. Karen Horting is the Executive Director & CEO of...

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International Students: How to Finance Your U.S. Education [Episode 260]

By - May 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Summary Brian Hoffman started Nomad Credit to primarily work with international students in helping them find and secure student loans, car loans, health insurance, and more. What many don’t realize is how difficult it is to secure credit in the United States if you don’t already...

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MIT Sloan Fellow, User Experience Expert, and Busy Mom [Episode 259]

By - May 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Show Summary Katie Luby will be graduating this spring from the MIT Sloan Fellows program, and can’t say enough good things about the experience. Coming from Salesforce, and with an anthropology and design educational background, business school was a whole new animal. Katie feels her experience...

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Meet Dr. Nadia Afridi, Plastic Surgeon, Recent Columbia EMBA, and Mom [Episode 258]

By - May 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Nadia Afridi earned her bachelors and MD in Canada and then did a residency in plastic surgery at Dalhousie University. She also earned her Executive MBA from Columbia in 2017. Can you tell us about your background?  Where you grew up? What...

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USC Marshall’s Kellee Scott: Don’t Be Rigid, Boring or Tedious! [Episode 255]

By - Apr 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to welcome Kellee Scott. This is Kellee’s first time on AST, but she is no stranger to Accepted, having participated in our old online chats. Kellee earned her bachelors in business at the University of Miami and worked in business...

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Dr. Calvin Sun, ER Resident, Entrepreneur, and Adventurer [Episode 254]

By - Apr 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Warning: Our guest today has done so much that it’s going to be really hard to give his background succinctly, but here goes. Dr. Calvin Sun earned his bachelors in 2008 at Columbia where he held numerous leadership positions. In 2014, he graduated from SUNY...

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Encore – Everything You Need to Know About Your Grad School Application [Episode 253]

By - Apr 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This week we are airing an encore of one of our more popular podcasts this year, which is “Optimize Your Grad School Application.” It’s an excellent time to air this podcast, because many of you are looking ahead to apply this summer or fall.  Reviewing...

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